Educational Action Research as a Global Competence in a Digital World

by Thomas G. Ryan

Thomas G. Ryan, Professor of Graduate Studies - Nipissing University 



Increasing Completion and Reducing Drop-out Rates by Enhancing Social Connectedness in High School

By Sandra L. Dame, David Peat, John Burger

Sandra L. Dame, PhD.
Clinical Supervisor
Alberta Health Services

David Peat, PhD.
Transformational Education, Inc.
Comox, BC 


Trust and Leadership in Rural Education

By Maria Telford


Maria Telford is a small town girl at heart. She grew up in the Cariboo on a farm just outside of 100 Mile House, a small rural community in the interior of British Columbia with vast lakes, wildlife and outdoor recreation. After graduating from high school, she moved to Kamloops and attended the University College of the Cariboo where she earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education. After completing her teaching degree, she returned to the Cariboo to teach in elementary education, where she has been living and working ever since. Currently, she is in her sixth year of administration and has recently earned a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Vancouver Island University. This article is a summary of her research.


The Procession from Passion to Empowerment: On the Relationship Between Literacy and Delight

by Lesley Machon and Laurie Hill

Lesley Machon, Calgary Jewish Academy, Canada


Educational Research as Flourishing: Contributing to a Pipeline of Wellbeing

by Sabre Cherkowski and Keith Walker

Sabre Cherkowski is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus. She teaches and researches in the areas of leadership in learning communities, professional development and collaboration, mentoring and coaching, and diversity and education. She brings her experiences as a teacher, coach, and parent to her passion for exploring flourishing in educational contexts.



So How Am I Doing?: How School Leaders Collect and Use Feedback

by Rebekah Benoit 

Rebekah Benoit completed her Masters degree at the University of Calgary in 2017. During her 10-year teaching career in Alberta, she was fortunate to work with many talented administrators, who inspired her to focus her research on educational leadership and how communication and relationship-building between principals and teachers positive benefits students and schools. Rebekah currently lives in Montana with her husband and three daughters, and looks forward to the next phase of her educational journey as she pursues her PhD.